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No free pass for Obamacare supporters on Gruber's comments
No free pass for Obamacare supporters on Gruber's comments

To the editor: You far too blithely ask us to move past economist Jonathan Gruber's cynical but revealing comments about the Affordable Care Act. His comments betray a willingness of the law's supporters during congressional debate to adopt descriptions of the legislation that they thought would be more palatable than more plain and accurate language. ("Economist Jonathan Gruber's Obamacare comments show his cynicism," Editorial, Nov. 18) You fail to cite some of Gruber's other comments, such as what he said about the intentional limitation of insurance subsidies to those buying policies on state exchanges and his admission that the tax on high-end plans was...

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